NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC) director Michael L. Coats (far left) addresses a large crowd of well-wishers at the STS-127 crew return ceremony on Aug. 1, 2009 at Ellington Field near JSC. Also pictured are astronauts Mark Polansky (center), commander; and Doug Hurley, pilot.
STS-127 was Endeavor's 23rd mission; carrying the Kibo Japanese Experiment Module Exposed Facility and Experiment Logistics Module Exposed Section, the mission included five spacewalks.
Image ID: jsc2009e149664
Date: August 1st, 2009
Owner: NASA on The Commons
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